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Hallam Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern Yorkshire and East Midlands): regional name from the district in southern Yorkshire around Sheffield and Ecclesfield called Hallam, or a habitational name from a place of this name in Derbyshire. The Derbyshire name is from Old English halum, dative plural of halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ (see Hale 1). The Yorkshire district, sometimes called Hallamshire, is possibly of the same derivation or alternatively from hallum, dative plural of Old English hall ‘stone’, ‘rock’, Old Norse hallr.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Allum, Hallum, Dallam, Haslam, Pallas, Ballam, Halla, Killam, Hallas

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Hallam Family Origin

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Hallam Family Occupations

What did your Hallam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hallam family was Keeping House. The most common Hallam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hallam's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hallam.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    2%

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Hallam Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hallam ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hallam Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Hallam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hallam in 1941 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hallam ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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